Join us on Tuesday 4 April, where our expert panellists will discuss the government’s recent investment in the Geelong startup community through LaunchVic and how it is helping to create the jobs of the future. As well as the jobs, skills and opportunities that now exist in Geelong from education, government and corporate technology perspective.
Peter Dostis - CEO at Runway Geelong
Peter is passionate about innovation and the commercialisation of products and services to gain competitive advantage for Australia globally. He is currently CEO and co-founder of the Runway Geelong incubator program focused on creating a start-up ecosystem in Geelong that will help launch start-ups as well as develop Geelong into a start-up city.
Jacqui Beck - Economic Development Coordinator, Barwon South West Region, Regional Development Victoria
Jacqui Beck is a leader who has worked within community and government for over 20 years. She has a love for grassroots development and is passionate about what communities can achieve when they come together. She has formulated policy proposals for Government consideration, negotiated and liaised at senior levels worked directly with stakeholders and consulted with other Australian and State and Territory agencies.
Svetha Venkatesh - Alfred Deakin Professor
Venkatesh is Alfred Deakin Professor and Director of Centre for Pattern Recognition and Data Analytics (PRaDA) at Deakin University. Venkatesh was elected a Fellow of the International Association of Pattern Recognition in 2004 for contributions to formulation and extraction of semantics in multimedia data, and a Fellow of the Australian Academy of Technological Sciences and Engineering in 2006.
Keynote speaker to be announced.
|Date:||Tuesday 4 April, 2017|
|Time:||5:30pm registration for a 6:00pm start|
|Venue: ||Geelong Deakin Waterfront Campus|
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